Reconstruction of the Forehead and Temples

Christopher B. Yelverton, Glenn D. Goldman

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Cutaneous malignancies occur frequently on the forehead and temples. Surgical reconstruction of these areas requires careful consideration of regional anatomy, structure, and function. This chapter explores the special reconstructive challenges presented by defects of the forehead and temples, with special attention paid to repair following Mohs surgery. Relevant anatomy, reconstructive options, and management of complications are presented in an easy to follow format.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDermatologic Surgery
Subtitle of host publicationStep by Step
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9781444330670
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sept 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Blepharoptosis
  • Forehead
  • Mohs surgery
  • Reconstructive surgical procedures
  • Regional anatomy
  • Surgical flaps skin
  • Temple
  • Transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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